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LOUIS J.E. QUESNEL
AGE: 93 TOMS RIVER
Louis J.E. Quesnel, 93, of Toms River died Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Louis spent thirty years as a truck driver before retiring from Armour & Co. Paterson in 1977. After retiring he continued working until he was ninety at Super G, Whiting. He was a parishioner of the Son Rise Community Church, Toms River, member of the ELKS Lodge, Long Branch for forty five years, past Exalted Ruler and a long time member of the Ocean County Republican's. He was a WWII veteran of the Canadian Army, 1942-1946. Louis was a warm, devoted man who loved his family, friends and life itself. He left a mark on the hearts of everyone he met with the twinkle in his eye, his flirty little smile and his French accent. Singing Maurice Chevalier songs to all the women he met, he left each and every one of them smiling and feeling just a little prettier than a moment before. He will be sorely missed. Born in Grandmere, Quebec came to the U.S. in 1951 lived in Long Branch and Whiting before moving to Toms River two years ago.
Predeceased by his first wife and the love of his life, Norma. Louis was one of eighteen children and survived all but two of his siblings. Surviving is his wife of sixteen years, Ellen; daughter and son-n-law, Lorraine Morrone and Tom; son, Ray and his girlfriend, Marti Unger and her two son's, Ian and Austin of Toms River; three grandchildren, Marli Franco, Josh Quesnel and Lauren Lombardi; six great grandchildren, Alex, Evan, Jordan and Isabella Franco, Tyler Quesnel and Olivia Noelle Lombardi due any moment.
Cremation services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Van Dyke Hospice and Pallative Care, 1433 Hooper Ave. Toms River, NJ 08753. Arrangements by DeGraff Lakehurst Funeral Home, Lakehurst.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 25, 2009